Bee Fun Facts

Honey Bees
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  • Bees start their clensing flights at around 50 degrees, the average honey
  • Worker honey bees are all females.
  • The honey bee has been around for 30 million years.
  • Honey bees are environmentally friendly and are vital as pollinators.
  • They have six legs, two eyes, and two wings, a nectar pouch, and a stomach.
  • The honeybee's wings stroke 11,400 times per minute, thus, making their distinctive buzz.
  • A honey bee can fly for up to six miles and as fast as 15 miles per hour, hence, it would have to fly around 90,000 miles - three times around the globe - to make one pound of honey.

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